BCS Statement: Cancellation of Cardiac Procedures During COVID-19

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BCS Announcement

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed immense pressure on the national health service, with frontline hospital services re-organised to handle the surge in cases. This re-organisation has had a wider impact on non-emergency procedures.

The British Cardiovascular Society has issued a statement highlighting the (intended or unintended) implications of cancelling cardiac procedures and sets out its recommendation for the interventions that should take priority as the backlog of procedures is addressed.

Read the full statement